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Driver In Some WiFi Devices Could Allow Hackers Access

You almost certainly do not know the name Hugues Anguelkov.  He's an intern working for Quarkslab, where he spends his time researching potential security issues. He's also a bit of an unsung ...

Newest WiFi Version Will Be Called WiFi 6

Most people don't know what the latest version of WiFi is called. That's the fault of the Wi-Fi Alliance, the group that manages the implementation of WiFi. Since their earliest days, the ...

Connecting To Aiport Wi-Fi Puts Your Data At Risk

File this away under things you already knew.  Coronet recently released a report entitled "Attention All Passengers:  Airport Networks Are Putting Your Devices & Cloud Apps At Severe Risk," and the news ...

WiFi Sync on iOS Vulnerable To TrustJacking

Owners of Apple devices have a new attack vector to worry about, called "TrustJacking."  Symantec researchers recently stumbled across a pair of scenarios that take advantage of Wi-Fi syncing of various ...

High Speed Wireless Coming To Laptops Next Year

If you're in the market for a new laptop but can milk a little more life out of the one you've got, 2019 will be the year to buy.  The reason?  ...

New Wifi Standard WPA3 May Be Coming

Remember the KRACK WiFi (WPA2) vulnerability, discovered by Mathy Vanhoef?  It turns out that his discovery was a catalyst for action.  Recently, the WiFi Alliance, which is the industry's standards organization, ...

Always Connected Laptops Could Be The Next Generation Of Hardware

What's the next big thing for the PC world? If the industry's major players have anything to say about it, it will be the "always-on" PC. Forget about plugging into your company's ...

Update: WiFi Security Issue That Could Impact Most Routers, Smartphones

Recently, we wrote an urgent article about a serious security flaw in the current WiFi standard that could impact almost every wireless router and smartphone on the planet. Dubbed the “Krack Attack,” ...

Your Keystrokes May Be Stolen Through WiFi

There have been papers written and demonstrations conducted in recent months to show how it’s possible to wirelessly log your keystrokes. All of those demonstrations have relied upon specialized gear you can ...

Be Wary Of Open Public WiFi

Public WiFi is ubiquitous. Pretty much anywhere you go these days, you’re going to find a free network you can connect to. Stop in to grab some coffee, free WiFi. Grab lunch ...